Public attitudes to Coronavirus: January update

This report includes some high level findings from recent polling work on public attitudes to the coronavirus pandemic in Scotland.

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1. The 'availability of food and general household supplies' and 'restrictions on travel to/from other countries ' were not included on Dec 29-30

2. Detailed analysis of Loneliness due to COVID-19

3. Personal well-being user guidance

4. Public attitudes to coronavirus: May summary Figure 10

5. Public attitudes to coronavirus: April summary Figure 7

6. Coronavirus (COVID-19): local protection levels - (

7. These included the closure of non-essential retail and hospitality. Other than for specific exemptions, travel between Scotland and the rest of the UK was made illegal from midnight on Sunday 20 December. Coronavirus (COVID-19): stay at home guidance - (

8. Prior to 10-11 Nov the statement read 'I support different restrictions in different areas of Scotland depending on the number of cases'

9. From 29-30 Dec wording was changed to 'I trust the advice and guidance from the Scottish Government to stay home, stop the spread and save lives'

10. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Christmas and the festive period - (

11. Statements were worded in the past tense for 29-30 December

12. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland's Strategic Framework - (

13. Prior to 8-9 Dec the statement read 'I support the introduction of the new system of COVID protection levels'



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